BASA News

Don't forget to book your place for the 2018 BASA Sports Day on 12th June

Published: 07 May 2018

We return to Hawkstone Park this year for the BASA Sports day and we than our regular Sports Day Sponsors IMCD, Newport Industries and Omya, and also welcome the exciting new sponsorship from Kenyon Group offering golfers a chance to beat the pro and also a £10,000 hole in one prize.

Another successful AGM and Industry Lunch at Twickenham

Published: 21 March 2018

Thanks once again to platinum sponsors Rakem and new sponsoring members Wallace Hind and Hermes FX for enabling such a great day yesterday (20th March) at Twickenham members Lounge. With a fantastic after lunch speech by the legendary Matt Dawson closing the days events, we just have to start looking for ideas for next years events and hope that all Members and Guests yesterday had a wonderful day out.

National Apprenticeship Week

Published: 05 March 2018

A new apprenticeship programme kicks off National Apprenticeship Week 2018. National Apprenticeship Week 2018 was officially launched at the BBC today – with the announcement of a new ground breaking apprenticeship programme.

BASA Members having difficulty with website access?

Published: 23 January 2018

Please note that your password for the old website will not work and if you have tried the password reset and have not received your password reset link within 15 minutes it probably means that either your IT systems are blocking the return email thinking it is spam, or there is a problem with the email address you are using. Either way I can help - drop me an email (secretary@basa.uk.com) and I will send you a temporary password to log in and you will be able to set one of your choice via Manage account in the top right panel.

CPI's 2017 Annual Review

Published: 19 January 2018

CPI is an independent technology innovation centre that translates ideas, research and knowledge into commercial business propositions by helping companies to develop, prove, prototype and scale up new products and processes at reduced risk. Over the past twelve months, CPI have worked with SMEs, universities, large corporates, and their partners in local and national Government to build innovation infrastructure and enable the commercialisation of ideas. CPI is a key player in fulfilling the UK’s Industrial Strategy. Ensuring that new processes, technologies and products get to market means that companies based in Britain can be more successful, employ more people, and give benefits to our society that are much sought after. CPI are incredibly proud of what they have helped their outstanding partners to achieve, and sincerely hope that you enjoy reading their 2017 Annual Review.

Government seeking information on supply chain exposure to Carillion

Published: 16 January 2018

BASA are members of the Construction Products Association (CPA) and the CPA attended a meeting with the Secretary of State for Business, the Minister for Small Business and other key members of the construction supply chain on 15th January 2018. Following this meeting BASA members are being asked to provide confidential information through the CPA to be able to understand the full scale of the issue